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Georges-Alphonse-Bonifacio Monbro


Georges-Alphonse-Bonifacio Monbro, (1807-1884) was a Parisian born cabinet maker, working from Rue Basse du Rempart, moving in 1861 to Frith Street Soho, where he worked in conjunction with his son until 1885. Specialising in buhl work in the manner of the ancient regime, he showed at the 1855 Paris Exhibition. The Musee D’Orsay has examples of his work, as does the Bowes Collection in Barnard Castle.. Denise Ledoux-Lebard illustrates exmples of his work in ‘Le Mobilier Francais du X1Xe Siecle’ revised edition of 1984 published in Paris.